Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.2 Rounding Decimal Numbers - 4.2 Exercises: 31

Answer

$500

Work Step by Step

499.98 When you round to the nearest dollar, you are rounding to the nearest whole number, or the ones place. To round 499.98 to the nearest dollar, draw a "cut-off" line after the ones place: "499". Next, look at the first number after the cut-off line: "9". If the number is 9 or above, round up to the nearest dollar: "500". Note: You are rounding to the nearest whole number, so do not show any decimal places.
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